Medical Courses    


conference room The medical teaching programs in the department are designed to combine a core of basic knowledge with an understanding of fundamental principles. Courses in Physiology and Pharmacology include clinical correlation sessions to connect lecture and reading material to the practice of clinical medicine and dentistry. A combined M.D./Ph.D. program is also offered. In addition, opportunities exist for students and clinicians who wish to pursue research related to any of our Faculty Research Interests. The department is strongly committed to its educational role at all levels, and strives to integrate top quality research with excellence in education.

Medical Physiology medical_course_stethoscope

This course is designed to provide first year medical students with knowledge of human physiology. Cell physiology and systems physiology are taught. The course includes lectures, clinical correlations, laboratory exercises and small- group conferences.

Medical Pharmacology
This course prepares the second year medical student for the rational and safe use of drugs in the control, prevention and therapy of human disease. It includes the presentation of general principles of pharmacology and fundamental information on various classes of pharmacological agents.